football-fbs flag | October 4, 2013

Today's reads

Washington Post | Playing during shutdown shows misplaced priorities
The Defense Department gave the go-ahead for the service acadamies to play football this weekend because the games will be financed using no government funds. Which is all well and good, but should the games be played when 800,000 government workers have been sent home with no pay?
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San Jose Mercury News | Skov brothers learned in the land of futbol
Stanford's Shayne Skov and his brother Patrick learned to play football south of the border, in Guadalajara. The place had such an emotional resonance they decided to apply for Mexican passports this year to become dual citizens.
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The State | Spurrier swearing off the negativity?
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier gave an explanation Wednesday for his decision to pull his TV show and, in the process, pledged to be more positive.
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